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Health insurance and disability insurance articles

Learn about health insurance (individual or supplemental coverage) and disability insurance from State Farm®.

Health insurance planning articles

Financial Jargon Simplified: Health Insurance

Financial Jargon Simplified: Health Insurance

Doing some homework to understand important jargon can help you navigate insurance with confidence.

Understanding Health Insurance Exchanges

Understanding Health Insurance Exchanges

If your health insurance isn't covered through an employer, you could get coverage through a marketplace.

Medicare Supplemental Insurance Information

Medicare Supplemental Insurance Information

Supplemental Medicare health insurance works  alongside Medicare by helping cover extra expenses. Are Medicare supplement plans worth it? Learn more.

Disability articles

Impact of Disability

Impact of Disability

As we age, the possibility of a disability goes up while at the same time our income is decreasing & expenses are increasing. How likely are you to become disabled?

Probability of Long Term Disability

Probability of Long Term Disability

Use this worksheet to determine the risk of a long-term disability among your business owners or key employees.

The Individual Need for Disability Insurance

The Individual Need for Disability Insurance

If you have an accident/injury, your health insurance typically helps cover the medical bills. But if you were totally disabled you might need disability insurance.

Healthy lifestyle tips

Mobile Health Technology & Telemedicine

Mobile Health Technology & Telemedicine

Mobile health monitoring devices are providing doctors with more diagnostic tools to evaluate their patients' health.

Medication Storage at Home and While Traveling

Medication Storage at Home and While Traveling

How to best store your medications when you're at home and while traveling so they'll stay secure and potent.

Heat Related Illnesses Warning Signs and Tips to Prevent It

Heat Related Illnesses Warning Signs and Tips to Prevent It

The sun can put you at risk for heat related illness. Here are the warning signs and tips to prevent it.

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